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CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the northern virginia no bureau chief -- the northern virginia wrote -- northern virginia bureau chief with us, and there is a man who joined "the washington post" after being with another organization. and a man that attended virginia commonwealth university is with us. let's begin by hearing the candidates and their opening statements. the order was determined by a coin toss earlier today, so first, let's welcome former governor and the former chairman of the democratic national committee, tim kaine. [applause] and next, we welcomed former governor and former senator george allen. [no audio] -- [applause] we will start, as i mentioned, because of the coin toss with governor kaine. your opening statement. >> thank you, and it is great to be back with the chamber of commerce. it reminds me of a similar event years ago. at that event, we talked about transportation, and at that time, there was no rail or hot lanes being built, and i am pleased to have worked on that with you. we talked mostly at the chamber about economic development, and in my time as governor, we landed marquee companies, inc
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 1:00am EDT
at virginia tech, the most significant crime in the history of the state, and i had just landed in japan on a trade mission, and i got on a plane and flew back, and i spent time dealing with the breeding members of that community, and i said we would put in place a panel of people that have no connection to virginia tech, and we will have them turn it upside down so we can minimize the chance that anything like that will ever happen again. we can't prevent it but question minimize that chance. things that might have happened at ni college campus. but it required us to make significant changes to the health law, changes to campus security. there are things that went wrong. we dug into them. we found them and we fixed them to the best of our. -- our ability. >> as you take a minute, is this a broader issue with the obama's response to arab spring? >> in some regards yes. let me first take a moment and commend tim as i have before in his leadership on after -- after the tragedy on april 16th at virginia tech. as we learned from what we wrong and improved the safety of our colleges. tim, i c
CSPAN
Sep 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
can't tell you how great it is to see such a terrific crowd on this hot day in richmond, virginia. virginia is going to go. we're going to win. now i have a really distinct honor and pleasure today to introduce to you not only just a colleague, but a very, very dear friend. now, i've had the pleasure and honor of knowing paul ryan for over a decade now. and i have had the experience of knowing him when he works and when he works and when he works. because i tell you, he can play a little, but he's a hard worker. this guy when i first met him, we served on the ways and means committee together. this is the committee that's central to trying to get our economy going and get back to work. paul ryan -- paul ryan since he came to washington was dedicated for the right reasons, for the right cause, not just for himself but for the people he represents to turn this country around and to take america back. now, diana and i have had the pleasure of getting to know his lovely wife, janna who in her own right is an accomplished partner for paul and her beautiful family liza, sam, and charlie
CSPAN
Sep 17, 2012 8:00pm EDT
- american representation. >> we will go to mike in virginia beach, republican line, go ahead please. caller: what i found fascinating is everyone in the room wanted to hear a plan, and if romney can go into the debate with a solid plan, there are several who brought up medicare. good paul ryan said, look at what happened to my running mate. we are going to solve the problems, and here is how we are going to do it. >> peter hart is going to get questions from a number of political reporters. let's listen in. >> i am always surprised we spend all of our time talking to voters, and the undecided voters that are still at this point, agonizing, going back and forth. one woman said she was one way and then another convention she was another way. it is hard to understand because most people are decided from birth, and these are people who are at sea. >> i should state that is why i brought them into the room. we know what 90% of americans are, and we could have brought them in, and it would be exactly what we have seen, and i wanted to try to look at that 10%. some people turn out to be a little m
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2012 8:00pm EDT
in florida. followed by a rally in richmond, virginia with paul ryan. >> president obama talks about a new initiative. while he was speaking to troops in fort bliss, texas. he met in private with a group of service members and their families. fort bliss, texas is where he announced the end of the war in iraq two years ago. this is about 30 minutes. thank you so much, everybody. leadership, leading our troops home. aftermath of hurricane isaac. state and local level. their hour of need. for welcoming here today. ray chandler. ronnie kelly. [applause] force in the world. missile defense command. ironside. first. military family here. [applause] received from your civilian knowledge two champions of fort bliss. also got all the great folks in el paso and new mexico. [applause] simple reason. life of our nation and military, operations in iraq. on a job well done. war, you were there. your speed and strength, the and less than one month. went back year after year. insurgent, you stood firm take the lead. and courage. people at all our troops would be out of iraq by the end of the following yea
CSPAN
Sep 17, 2012 10:00am EDT
to new york city. later this week, several battleground states. florida on thursday and virginia and wisconsin on friday. mitt romney is in california today. 3:15 eastern he will address hispanic business leaders at the u.s. chamber of commerce national convention in los angeles. we are planning coverage of his remarks that we will have later today. tomorrow he travels to new york city. wednesday, florida. follow the road to the white house on the c-span networks. tonight at 7:00 we'll hear what the voters in one of the key election states, virginia, think about the two candidates. the focus group is made up of undecided voters. it is organized by hart,. following that discussion at 8:30 we will speak with political reporters to get their thoughts on what virginia voters had to say. >> the boston globe posted a discussion thursday with reporters and analysts looking ahead to the final two months of the presidential campaign. alice addressed the president's health care plan, voter id laws, and if you vote. this is an hour and 15 minutes. -- they addressed to the president's health
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 10:00am EDT
in the united states versus virginia, calling for women to enter the military institute and he also wrote a landmark case concluding that the family would -- family medical leave a ct apply to state employers. when you think about the overall evolution of the doctrine and you look at his evolution, how do you explain it? >> let me go back to the case he -- you first mentioned. it was my last argument before the court. it was in the fall of 1978. it was a case about putting women on juries. it is not all that long ago that many states either did not put women on juries at all or allow them to sign up if they wanted to serve or had an opt- out system this case was of the latter kind, it was from the state of missouri. the court in kansas city would rk in kansasin kansa city would send out notices for jury duty and the notice would say if you are a woman, you are not required to serve. if you don't wish to serve, check here. if no card was returned, the clerk would assume that the woman did not want to serve. this was at a time when most states had changed. there were just a few holdouts,
CSPAN
Sep 3, 2012 10:00am EDT
from virginia on the independent line. hello. caller: good morning, mr. mix. i'm calling to inquire about your efforts in states that currently do not have national right to work laws, such as west virginia. there is a contentious gubernatorial election there. the republican candidate is working towards reforming west virginia's status in the current unemployment rate. what does your committee do to influence the elections in the same vein that the union political affiliate's? guest: great question. we do not support or endorse any candidate. we want to inform people of a particular state where candidates stand on an issue like right to work. we focus on guiding the expression to supporters who we know support us. we're very active across the country. we passed a right to work labelle was beaten by the governor in massachusetts. we passed one in indiana this year in february. there are aggressive programs in missouri, kentucky, mantegna. -- montana. there are a lot of states where it is popping up. the issue is gaining attention. it is gaining favor, i think, across many states in t
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2012 10:30pm EDT
. if it was 50 years ago and the issue was african-americans, loving versus virginia, black americans marrying white americans, it was a civil rights issue. we have to be able to distinguish our personal beliefs and choices with public policy. once you make that distinction it's not very hard to understand why you should support same-sex marriage or people's ability to choose. keep your own personal preferences, but understand that we live in a country of diverse and complex people. >> the om challenge with that -- -- many -- the only challenge with that -- >> before we go to that, i want to ask the audience, if you have questions, to go to the microphone. >> the only thought is we have not determined whether same-sex marriage isinate or acquired. no one can validate that so you can't necessarily put that in the same category as me being a black man. so i appreciate that point and i'm not taking a position on it. i'm just saying it's not substantiated, not dal -- validated. and you are right, it's much like what happened in the 1950's and 1960's on the race issue. again, you are born black. bu
CSPAN
Sep 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
like this, so there is also a ripple effect of being in north carolina. we border virginia and a lot of states that could be competitive in this race, and in particular north carolina and virginia are going to be states to watch in this convention, and i will add one other point. north carolina was tight in 2008. he has a ground force that is unrivaled, and mitt romney has spent millions of dollars in north carolina and cannot seem to get any distance, and that is an indication this race is going to go all the way down to the wire. >> good morning. this convention as i understand it is the first one to bar corporate contributions and lobbyist contributions to the host committee and capped individual campaign contributions, and there is some money that goes into the official committee, and it is my understanding there has been two different nonprofits to help this. do you think the experiment has been a success or a failure this year? >> i would say it is of huge success. we have over 80 times the number of donors to this convention than any other convention in history. it is an effor
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
of virginia with the union army had a foothold. slavery still existed in those areas. >> president lincoln presented an early version of the emancipation proclamation. this weekend, also is an historians take your questions on the battle and repercussions of the single bloodiest day of fighting in american history. at noon eastern on c-span 3. >> president obama called the men who were killed and the consulate attack patriots. the president, vice president biden, secretary of state clinton, and dickens secretary panetta attended the transfer of remains of the victims had andrews air force base. this is 35 minutes. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> let us pause for a moment of silence. let us pray. gracious god, on behalf of a grateful nation and in the presence of grieving family members and colleagues, we welcome home for the final time ambassador chris stevens, sean smith, glen doherty, and tyrone woods. we give you thanks for the lives and the service of these men who wanted nothing more than to make a difference in the lives of other people. to bring justice and freedom to others,
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
did a story on the virginia race as early on in the year and it comes down to a fight over whose fault it is. right now, everybody -- nobody is coming up with a plan to avert sequestered. you are hearing different sides, aia, talks about a million jobs leaving the defense industry. you have the chairman of lockheed martin coming up in front of the house terms services committee talking about having to put out those notices. you have a federal department coming out and sang you do not need to put out those notices because it is not notably at as to whether there will be sequestered. as you all know, congress never does anything until the absolutely must. one of the things we're learning about sequester is we do not know when it will fall. we know it is supposed to happen on january 2 but the office of management and budget is expected to manage what happens. one of our reporters define storage talking about how omb can decide when they start to apply sequester. it could be in the last quarter of the coming fiscal year before they actually do the cuts as a percentage of a whole which wil
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2012 10:30pm EDT
army does not have control over that area. parts of virginia where the union army has a foothold, savory still exists -- slavery still exists. >> this weekend on american history tv, but never green and other authors and historians take your questions on the battle and repercussions of the single bloodiest day of fighting in american history. sunday, live from antietam national battlefield. republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan speaks at the family research council's and will values voter sentiment. he is introduced by the former reagan education secretary. also speaking is michelle bachman. this is about one hour and 10 minutes. c-[captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> bill bennett rates and our evaluation forms as among our favorites. we are delighted to have him come. he will be introducing our vice presidential candidate, paul ryan afterward. [applause] let me mention a couple of things about this great man. he has written for many of america's leading newspapers and magazines and appeared
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2012 2:00pm EDT
virginia make his presentation earlier, i thought, he and i are looking at exactly the same set of facts and we are drawing exactly the opposite set of conclusions. that makes it so hard to legislate here, madam speaker, because you and i as part of this freshman class we don't care two hoots about what looks good, we care about what is good. we don't care about trying to people believe it's the truth we care about finding the truth. that's been the challenge you and i have had the voting card. i have a chart that's been down to this floor a number of times. it's called a choice of two futures. you have seen it, madam speaker, it's the one that shows the red line of current spending promises. it's the one that goes all the way back to 1940, madam speaker. it shows debt as a percent of g.d.p. it shows the back at the end of the world war ii we were fighting the nazis, the japanese, we were fighting to defend freedom and democracy around the globe in the name of ending that world war. we borrowed 100% of our economy. our national debt grew to 100% the size of our economy. and that was an i
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2012 8:00pm EDT
help it to be seen and heard elsewhere. in ohio, in colorado. [applause] and in iowa and in virginia. [applause] and everywhere else. i will end, wisconsin. [applause] which brings me to wisconsin. are you ready? [cheers and applause] get out of the way. get out of the way. it is like those commencements. parents just want to be sure that that degree is in the hand of that child. get that man off the podium. get him out. get on with this day. paul ryan. [cheers and applause] i was just ushered out of the room because paul ryan needs to do an interview. i said, do you know -- oh, never mind. pall paul ryan tells me in a text two weeks ago that his job once was to carry my coffee in one hand and the "book of virtues" in the other hand. [laughter] now i go around bragging, hey, i know paul ryan! well, sir paul, if there is any caring to be done, left you think i'm too -- lest you think i'm too old for it. and i'm not. maybe chris matthews. i'm not too old for this. [cheers and applause] i'm just getting better. but my doctor said i'm getting shorter. anyway. i'll repeat that line. paul
CSPAN
Sep 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
out what they were trying to say. it was in virginia, the joint forces command, and when they finally shut it down, they actually found that they saved twice as much as what they said they would save, which tells you they do not know what they are spending. and the defense department represents a huge amount of the budget with the war and the defense base spending. you're talking well over $600 billion in discretionary funding each year, so as you can see, this is a very complicated thing, and we do not get answers because it is caught up in the horse race. everything is caught up in the course race. they are trying to figure it out, in these races will come down to, in a state like virginia, it will come down to who can make the case that it fault.s party's some of the biggest haters of sequester, like one man who hates a sequester, but he actually voted for the budget control act. his counterpart, adam smith, who hates sequester, you find at this across the board. there are no clean answers here, and at the end of the day, everybody is responsible for it. >> cast to a question -- ca
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 10:30pm EDT
athletes on saturday night. who shall you more from the university of virginia speech -- we will show you more on the speech from the university of virginia president. >> after the democratic national convention, president obama, vice president biden and their wives traveled to new hampshire. other speakers are speaking. this is one hour and 15 minutes. ♪ >> what a great crowd. you all are terrific. i am glad you are here. that we are here to welcome the president barack obama, the first lady, michelle, the vice president, joe biden, and jill biden. to the greatest state in the nation. we are so excited to have the fab four in new hampshire. they have come here fresh off of their fantastic speeches in charlotte. this week in charlotte reminded us again how very proud we are to have barack obama as our president and michelle obama as our first lady. president obama is fighting for what democrats have always worked for -- an economy grounded in america as -- middle-class prosperity and an economy that is built to last. present obama knows this is a make or break moment for the middle-clas
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2012 1:00am EDT
in northern virginia about that. everybody talked about the desire for bipartisanship, cooperation. that seemed to be one of the themes, a gridlock. there was a lot of forgiveness toward obama looking at congress said you found in normal, and the wisconsin one was so downbeat it was like another country. that was a month ago? >> i also thought in terms of perceptions of the president and congress, there was a belief expressed by a number of people but in one way or another he does not know what to do about this, and this question if he is faced with the republican congress in the second term, what will he do? >> talking about lbj. >> what surprised me, they were all mentioned in the economy as the main problem, but at the same time they were all talking about foreign politics, so it surprised me the event of the last few days. backs it defined romney in a very negative light. i was fascinated by this. it put him into a spot like that was uncomfortable. >> i do not think it was as much foreign policy as it was insight into romney, and they saw it, and they found that appealing and a
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2012 8:00pm EDT
in new hampshire with his wife on saturday. >> president obama campaign in virginia today where he talked about mitt romney. here is a brief look. >> i do not believe we can get very far with leaders to write off half of the nation as a bunch of victims. who think they are not interested in taking responsibility for their own life. i do not see a lot of victims in this crowd today. i see hard-working virginians. some of you may be students trying to work your way through college. some of you may be single moms like my mom. putting in overtime to see if you can provide a better life for your kids. some of you may be its senior citizens who have been saving for your retirement. somebody may be better and to serve the country. soldiers to defend our freedom. nobody believes anyone is entitled to success in this country. we do not believe government should help people who do not help themselves. but we do believe that opportunity. we believe in a country where hard work pays off, where responsibilities rewarded, where everybody gets a fair shot and everybody plays by the same rules. that is t
CSPAN
Sep 4, 2012 1:00am EDT
state. they will try to use this convention to get their ground operation here and in virginia supercharged. >> the weather conditions look kilobit better. the forecast calling for partly cloudy conditions on thursday. the backup plan is to have a president here in the arena. certainly, hopefully the weather will go well. one of the questions is whether or not they will fill the stadium. >> the conventions really are and that the television audience. looking at the ratings numbers out of the republican convention, people are turning the channel and going elsewhere. there was a 40% drop off in the ratings between sarah palin's acceptance speech in 2008 and paul ryan's in 2000 -- paul ryan's last week. they tend to be older, 55 years or older. what is the value of these conventions in the 21st century? >> the numbers coming out >> did the republican campaign get a bounce nationally? showing in north carolina, he is ahead at the moment? >> is really hard to measure a bounce. our polling director who i think is really one of the best in the business was saying that there are a coup
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2012 10:30pm EDT
campaigning in new hampshire on saturday. president obama campaigned in virginia today where he talked about mitt romney. here is a brief look. >> i do not believe that we can get very far with leaders who write off half of the nation. they are not interested in taking responsibility for their own lives. i do not see any victims in this crowd today. i see hard working people. [cheers and applause] some of you might be students trying to work her way through college -- your way through college. some of you might be single mothers like my mother and putting in over time to make a better let order kids. some of you might be seniors who have been saving up your entire lives for your retirement. soldiers to defend our freedom today. nobody believes that anyone is entitled to success in this country. we do not believe the government should be helping people who refuse to help themselves. but we do believe in something called opportunists. we believe in a country where hard work pays off and responsibility is rewarded and everyone gets a fair shot and everyone plays by the same rules. that is a cou
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
virginia. there is something of a pattern there that defined. and one of them is that the states with lower fatality rates tend to have more liberal workers' compensation benefits. that means that the cost of an injury to an employer in those states is higher, which probably gives them some incentive to do a better job of prevention in the workplaces. the costs in alabama and was for genarlow work. also, there are fewer unions in those states to protect workers. the and comes in those states -- the incomes in those states are lower, which may mean that people are willing to work at riskier jobs than they are in the states where they are affluent. host: bill wiatrowski, do you have statistics on how many people are on disability because of work injuries by state? guest: our data looks at those people who are injured in the non-fatal injury. we have information on the number of workers that are not fatally injured in a given year. as i mentioned earlier, about 4600 fatal injuries in a given year. there are close to the same not fatally injured during the year. -- 4 million ederle injured duri
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